26 – 29 August 2012
The 14th PAMRO meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference
Theme: “From Local to Global:  Media Research in a Developing World”
Venue: Munyonyo, Lake Victoria, Uganda at the Speke Resort & Conference Centre. 
Updates on media audience research activities from countries from all parts of Africa and the rest of the world will be given. Presentations will address a wide range of subjects such as Television audience research methodologies, as well as the measurement and status of Radio, Print, Internet and Outdoor in Africa
Contact: PAMRO Secretariat, or visit the website here:

11-12 September 2012
The Internet Show Africa  Venue: Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, SA
.  Africa's only internet business event. Free educational seminars and exhibition on digital advertising and marketing, web 2.0 and social networking, e-commerce and payments, content management and streaming, hosting and infrastructure. For more information click here:

8-11 October 2012
The world's entertainment content market

Venue: Cannes, France
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12-14 October 2012
13th edition of MEDIMED
Sitges, Spain

Organised by Apimed, the event will present again an exclusive selection of documentary projects, and ready made programmes, aiming to enhance the professional and creative exchange between the 12 MEDA countries and the 27 EU countries, encouraging the development, promotion and distribution of European and Mediterranean audio-visual works.
Click here for more info.

13th to 21st October 2012
9th edition of FCAT Córdoba African Film Festival
Venue: Córdoba, Spain
Summary: The Spanish city of Córdoba and Al Tarab (the NGO behind FCAT) announce changes in both the host city and dates for the 2012 edition. The Festival, which has been held since 2004 in Tarifa, Spain, will now take place every Fall in Córdoba, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, craded of civilizations and cultures for over 2000 years. Call for entries now available on their website. Deadline: May 15, 2012.
Contact: For more information, contact Marion Berger at Fcat.

30th & 31st October 2012
IP&TV ME and North Africa 2012

The IP&TV Forum MENA 2012 is the main IPTV event in the region.
Venue: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
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31 Oct. -2 Nov. 2012

Venue: the SANDTON CONVENTION CENTER in Johannesburg, South Africa
Launched in 2008, DISCOP AFRICA is the only pan-African industry gathering strictly dedicated to the production and distribution of multiscreen television content.
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10-18 Nov. 2012  Lumières d'Afrique 
Venue: Besançon, France.  African film festival in France. For more information click here:

14th-15th November 2012
Venue: Cape Town Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
AfricaCast is a new event organised jointly by Informa’s Com World Series and IP&TV World Series to address the challenges and opportunities in Africa’s broadcasting market.
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20-21 November 2012 
NollywoodCon 2012

venue: Civic Centre, Lagos, Nigeria NollywoodCon 2012 brochure for your perusal. NollywoodCon is the premier Film, TV, Mobile Content Expo and Fans Convention. We are interested in exploring sponsorship/partnership opportunities. More information visit here:

27 - 28 November, 2012

Venue: Dubai Int’l Convention and Exhibition Centre
The event will be held Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, and is the leading international entertainment content show in the Middle East & North Africa region.
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5-26 May 2013 
Festival de Cannes 

venue: Palais du Festival, Cannes, South of France.  The Festival de Cannes has celebrated the cinema for more than 60 years. Over the years, the French Association of the International Film Festival has been able to evolve whilst retaining the essential: the passion for motion pictures, discovery of new talents, and enthusiasm of festival-goers and professionals from around the world, all contributing to the birth and distribution of films.  For more information click here:

27-30 May 2013 
The Broadcast Show Africa 

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, South Africa  The Broadcast Show Africa provides a platform where new revenue streams can be explored; key technologies can be evaluated, and operators and businesses can gain valuable insight into implementing successful TV business models.  For more information click here:

27-30 May 2013 
SatCom Africa 

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, South Africa  The largest satellite conference & expo focusing on the needs of the African continent. Bringing together end-users & suppliers of satellite technology to find cost effective & reliable communication solutions. For more information click here:

17-21 April 2013 
Festival International Du Film Panafricain - Cannes /PanAfrican International Film Festival

Venue: Cannes France  The festival is devoted to the new generation of African Digital filmmaking.  For more information click here:

3-4 July 2013 
Broadcast, Film & Music Africa 2013 

Venue: Oshwal Centre, Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.  One of the largest international meeting on the African continent for film, electronic media and TV/broadcast professionals. The 2012 edition gathered 650 delegates.  For more information click here: